Community Events

dancing from the heart

Ballet Hartford joined with other local artists on October 14, 2017 to perform in Clinton CT’s historic town hall as part of Dancing from the Heart, to benefit Child Life at Yale New Haven Children’s hospital.

Evergreen Woods

It was a joy to return to Evergreen Woods Retirement Facility (North Branford, CT) on June 10, 2017. Ballet Hartford and Connecticut Youth Ballet presented excerpts of Swan Lake for residents and their families. 

Blackstone Memorial Library

Ballet Hartford was delighted to offer an interactive reading of “Swan Lake” authored by Margot Fonteyn at the Blackstone Memorial Library in Branford, CT on June 1, 2017. As a part of this event, led by company artist Lauren Rutledge, participants were able to meet and dance with fully costumed enchanted swans from our Spring Performance featuring Act II of this classic tale.  

Smilow Cancer Center

Ballet Hartford was honored to be invited to present The Nutcracker: Act II to the patients and families of Smilow Cancer Hospital (New Haven, CT) on December17, 2016 as a part of “Arts for Healing.” 

Ross Woodward Classical Studies School

On December 8, 2016, Ballet Hartford performed at Ross Woodward in New Haven, CT as part of the 2016 Bridges of Hope Christmas celebration. 

Blackstone Memorial Library

Ballet Hartford company artist Kathleen Hennessy gave a delightful reading of E.T.A. Hoffman’s “The Nutcracker” at the Blackstone Memorial Library in Branford, CT on December 3, 2016.  After the reading, Hennessy led the listeners in a demonstration with the help of Clara and the Sugar Plum Fairy. 

Evergreen Woods

Ballet Hartford and the students of Connecticut Youth Ballet joined together to share an excerpt of The Nutcracker: Act II with the residents of Evergreen Woods Retirement Facility on December 3, 2016. 

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